Archive for 2019

Happy Christmas

Happy Christmas from Third Class.   There was great excitement in school this week. The girls showed off their amazing talents in our Talent Show. They created lovely artwork and Santa visited the school today!!! It was a fabulous week. We hope everyone has a happy and peaceful  Christmas.   Winners of our Handwriting Competition. […]

IT Project in 3rd Class

Third Class  joined up with Junior and Senior Infants recently and together they worked on an IT Project, using the Book Creator App on the iPads. Each group wrote, designed and published a book and then presented it to the class. It was a wonderful project and all the children worked really hard. Well done […]

Christmas Aistear in Junior and Senior infants

We are enjoying our theme ‘The Christmas Market “. We love Christmas!!!!!         

Carol Service 2019

 We’re so excited for our Carol Service tomorrow. We think you’ll recognise a few faces in our Nativity

Choir News

The choir had a great time carol singing in Emmett Square for Birr Tidy Towns Christmas Lights Day. They had a go on the Santa train and took some festive photos.

PE in Third Class

  Third Class are enjoying their PE lessons this term. They are taking part in an Athletics Programme with Offaly Sports Partnership. Here they are working on various skills including, throwing and catching, running, jumping and balancing. The girls are also learning Tag Rugby and look forward to the lessons every week.

Science Fun

  Third Class have been enjoying their Science lessons this term. During Science Week they visited the Theatre and enjoyed fun with Bubbles the Clown. They did various experiments in class. They made Lava Lamps and tested what happens when you mix oil, water, food colouring and an effervescent tablet! They also planted cress seeds […]

Happy Halloween

  The girls in Third Class had great fun learning about the History of Halloween and it’s traditions. They learned lots of Halloween poems and songs.  They played some Halloween games, tasted barmbrack, carved pumpkins and created lovely art work too.

We visited the Post Office

Junior and Senior Infants are learning about the Post Office in Aistear. They visited the Post Office today. They waited in queue before buying a stamp, they put the stamp on their addressed envelope and posted it in the green letter box. They sent cards to each other but must wait until the post person […]

Team Hope Shoe Boxes

Well done to all who brought in Shoe Boxes – a huge total of 56 boxes will make for some very happy children this Christmas.  

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